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I Have Esophageal Achalasia

Esophageal Achalasia anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Esophageal Achalasia. You're not alone. 37 People

    Achalasia - Is This The Cure?

    For over 5 years I have swallowing difficulties. Initially it was solids then it was with semi-liquids and cold liquids. I would experienced chest pain and frequently had to regurgitate to relieve the pain. Then a wonderful thing happened. My wife came across this book by...
    CoconutMiracle CoconutMiracle 56-60 Jun 19, 2012

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    So Many Doctors

    It started about 5 years ago (November 2007). I kept being sick late in the day or I would wake in the night with a bloated hard stomach and feel sick, like something was stuck. I went to the doctors and he sent me to the hospital to have the camera down to see what was happening...
    DebbieYorkshireUK DebbieYorkshireUK 31-35 Apr 15, 2012

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    I Have Achalasia

    Hi everyone,This is my first ever forum, and didn't even know one existed for this disease, it heartens me that I have found somewhere to share and also learn of everyone else's experiences.I'm 32 and have had Achalasia for 5 years, although my symptoms were not prominent until...
    katmeow katmeow 31-35 1 Response Sep 18, 2011

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    i have achalasia.. i cant eat

    and drink.. it's rare actually.. i am from indonesia..and i heard there is hospital in long island can treat my achalasia...if anyone know about this hospital..please tell me..really thanks..cheers
    bibobhardy888 bibobhardy888 36-40, M 5 Responses Aug 5, 2015

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    I started having problems

    when I had a major stress point in my life. It started as not being able to hold down my food. I would attempt to eat but I would immediately feel nauseous and throw up no matter what food it was. These symptoms lasted for about 3 days which of course made me lose a lot of...
    kmpagan kmpagan 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 23, 2015

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    My Achalasia Story

     Hello all!  I have esophageal achalasia, though it was discovered early.  It all started with a choking episode.  From there, I began to notice that food just wasn't going down properly, and often ended up stuck to the roof of my mouth.  Even when food...
    scandiavegan scandiavegan 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 26, 2009

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    Heller's Myotomy

     I have a Heller's Myotomy done and it has been great.  Went from not being able to eat solids and often not being able to drink a glass of water to being able to eat most anything and rarely having any issues.   I have to remember to drink water with meals and...
    goingawaynow goingawaynow 66-70 Sep 30, 2009

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    I Am Sure I Have Achalasia

    I just learned yesterday that I have Achalasia. It first started about january this year, I was 5 months pregnant. I would have a hard time eating big meals and would sometimes throw up. I thought that this was part of the pregnancy, BUT it kept progressing to where I would throw...
    momma2max momma2max 26-30, F Oct 19, 2010

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    I Have 'what"

    When i first started experiencing some esophageal difficulties it was last July and had been admitted through the ER because I was dehydrated.  They preformed the first  esophageal test the next day and I was told I had ulcers and they removed a polup and sent it off...
    sageintyme sageintyme 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 30, 2010

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    Of Uncertainty Over Time I Felt Hopeless. I Hope A Miracle Comes To Me.

    who knows when i undergo this disease may be the beginning 2010. i also think it was just a normal ulcer but over time and in a fairly long period of times is not the usual ulcer. sometimes i do not eat for several days even water can not enter into my stomach. i finally checked...
    koncreng koncreng 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2012

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    I have a twitter, not many followers though lol, feel free to follow @Bubbalicious93
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    It is time I take moment. I sit back and take a critical inventory of my life. Whom I have hurt. How I managed to get to where I am. I have never allowed myself to dwell on it...
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    I'm probably just too weird by normal people standards. I don't feel like anyone likes me or wants to be with me, I'm just kind of there it's hard to explain. There was a time when...
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